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about the federal government's role in disasters. i agree with you. if mitt romney is elected, it would be a disaster. this man wants to have 50 states doing 50 different things. how can we have a country like that? >> bill: you can't. by the way, you would have some idiot governors right like there were idiot governors who refused to take stimulus money. >> like the one down in louisiana. >> bill: that's the guy i was talking about. bobby jindal. there are governors that refuse to take high-speed rail money right. >> caller: that's unbelievable because in europe, you don't have to fly everywhere. it would advance the country. i don't understand the retch can thinking. >> bill: i think sandy really proves that this republican thinking is not good for our country. it doesn't fit the needs of americans and it just shows how shallow and wrong mitt romney's whole philosophy is. just think about hurricane sandy. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." stages of a plan they hatched back probably at reagan's
, and current tv. >> bill: lot of emails today about the question of the roll of the federal government at a % time of natural disaster like this. roy asks if we give responsibility back to the states, are we still the united states? good question. paul says i think reality should be pointed out to people of the south, they get most of those big storms they right now are getting more from the federal government than they pay in. if mitt romney were elected, how could they pay for their disasters when they can't pay their own way now. darlene asks just watching some of the rescues from the storm, i didn't see one stockbroker on hedge fund manager risking their lives. yeah, good point. we'll talk about some of the gay and lesbian issues in the campaign with terry next, and joined by fawn johnson from the national journal. [♪ theme music ♪] >> bill: trick or treat. hey, good morning, everybody. happy halloween, and welcome to the "full court press" this wednesday october 31st. good to see you today, we're coming to you live all the way across this great land of ours
services out of the public sector can actually second the government deeper in to debt. we have sene a little bit of that with the military contracting with the wars in the middle east, and cause issues with accountability and transparency. newt gingrich is making headlines again this morning for defending richard mourdock's comments about rapes. >> if you listen to what he said he said what virtually every catholic and fundamentalist in the country believes. he said that very decent american opposes rape and stephanie cutter should just get over it. more bill press is coming up live after the break, and we're in chat current.com/billpress. make sure that voting is your highest priority on election day. besides, you can always dvr my show. you really cant' dvr the future of the country. to help you make informed decisions, watch current tv's politically direct lineup. only on current tv. so vote and vote smart. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barb
government did nothing and they were just left up to the private sector, no bank was going to lend them any money. they were in such bad shape. they would have gone under and never gone out and they would have been gone. america's auto industry would be gone. instead, it's back. a million and a half jobs they figure still for g.m. and chrysler as a result of the auto bailout. jobs brought back. and new jobs. so the first lie didn't work. now romney's out with a second lie which is that having come back, g.m. and chrysler are now going to shut down their plants in ohio and move them to china. now notice he doesn't say that directly but certainly that's the implication. here is the latest ad just released yesterday. >> barack obama says he saved the auto industry. but for who? ohio? or china? under president obama, g.m. cut 15,000 american jobs but they're planning to double the number of cars built in china which means 15,000 more jobs for china. now comes word that chrysler plans to start making jeeps in -- you guesse
, and shift the discussion to what roll the government can play. >> bill: hey, dan, i want to share with margaret the newest obama ad but while dan is getting that ready -- that's the point of my column i reference is that i think hurricane sandy brought the focus on the key difference between romney and president obama, and there are certain cases where federal government has a real role to play -- >> almost every case come on bill. >> bill: but romney does say the more we can give to the states and the more we can give to the private sector the better including natural disasters. >> you didn't hear him say that this week. >> bill: no. i don't know if you have heard this or not. >> the president himself and fema administrator have been out standing with us so far. very proactive, and i appreciate that type of leadership and the president's telephone call and if we do need something, i have the number and i'll be able to use it. >> obama: i'm barack obama and i approve this message. [ laughter ] >> bill: that's our own creation, of course, but it gets the poin
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